Dylan P. Wint

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) now plays an important role in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, tremor, and dystonia. DBS may also have a role in the treatment of other disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette's syndrome, and depression. The neuropsychologist plays a crucial role in patient selection, follow-up, and management of(More)
a hospitalized patient can present an unsettling and challenging clinical situation for hospital physicians. This is not surprising, since most health care providers are not prepared to deal with a patient whose wishes are diametrically opposed to the primary goal of hospitalization, namely survival. Most hospital staff, with the exception of mental health(More)
Psychosis in Parkinson's disease (PD) is a fairly common and vexing problem. Although it can occur at any stage of the illness, it is a particularly important issue for patients who are in the later stages of PD and have been chronically treated with anti-PD medications. The exact pathophysiology of PD-related psychosis remains a mystery. Neurochemical(More)
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